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Rest in peace, Millie

It’s past bedtime, but I have just been sending out some emails about the death of a friend’s mom.

The friendship goes back over thirty years and is rooted in the parish I belonged to from 1983-2005. 266 more words


What words do commenters on YouTube use to discuss Alzheimers?

Using a hacky YouTube API call and nltk I made a quick chart of the top 30 non-stopwords found in comments for videos about “Alzheimers.” 113 more words



Afternoon is the most confusing time of the day for Mom. I think a lot of the confusion is enhanced by little “cat naps” she takes. 496 more words


Memories of My Brother - Douglas Norman Di Salvia

I have been busy over the last few months writing a series of letters for my son’s, to tell them of all the wonderful memories I have of my childhood.   1,496 more words


My Dad’s a Goldfish - Personal Care

The new shower looks good, there’s a shower chair as well so the Goldfish doesn’t have to stand up and it will be easy to keep the shower area clean. 991 more words


Pub Quiz + 5 miles = 2 tired gals!

Loads has happened this week, I shall try and keep it short without waffling on too much…..but those who know me will understand that this is easier said than done… 893 more words


I Confess!

“The deep, undeniable anger I was struggling with came out of nowhere, and I couldn’t understand why it was surging through me now.” this sentence from Bobbi Carducci’s book ‘Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver’ resonated with me on a level that is hard to put into my own words….. 222 more words